Fall 2020 Guidance
In response to COVID-19, university courses and operations remain predominantly online for fall.


Jonathan Jefferson in class, pointing
Jul 29, 2020
Business Professor Jonathan Jefferson appointed to top academic role
Maritsa Barros speaks at a podium in the church.
Jul 29, 2020
Accomplishments include expansion of Urban Scholars Initiative, launch of Unity Gala and shared-governance leadership roles
Tianna Esperanza photo with black background
Jul 28, 2020
Tianna Esperanza’s ‘Afro Gypsy’ embraces roots, restlessness
Barack Obama hugs John Lewis
Jul 20, 2020
As speaker at 2003 Commencement, the late civil-rights leader’s story and gravitas were unforgettable
Closeup of woman with her hands over her mouth. Looks scared.
Jul 17, 2020
Matthew Nash’s latest project has serious quarantine vibes
Two photos: One of the book cover which has kids sitting in a half circle talking on a lawn and the right a headshot of David Nurenberg
Jul 15, 2020
Professor David Nurenberg publishes guide for engaging white students about race
Artists for Humanity founder Susan Rodgerson said the life of the artist is a wonderful one.
Sep 18, 2019Wicked Local Needham
Alumna and Artists for Humanity Executive/Artistic Director Susan Rodgerson's work with teens has transformed lives and a community.
Jason Reynolds portrait
Sep 10, 2019WFPL
"Ghost," a play based on the novel of the same name by creative writing faculty Jason Reynolds will open the Stage One Family Theatre's season in Louisville, Kentucky.
Photos of Hilary Kreisberg standing on Mellen Walk on Doble Campus
Sep 10, 2019WBUR
Hilary Kreisberg talks about her book "Adding Parents to the Equation: Understanding Your Child's Elementary School Math."
Photo of Lauren Pratt holding a guitar
Sep 10, 2019Billboard
Billboard premiers expressive therapies student and singer-songwriter Lauren Pratt's new album "Young American Sycamore."
Lisa Fiore portrait
Sep 9, 2019CBS Boston
“When teachers dictate too much what children are doing .... after a while it deadens their school experience,” says Professor Lisa Fiore.
portrait of Leland Cheuk
Sep 6, 2019The Brooklyn Rail
“No Good Very Bad Asian" by Leland Cheuk ’11 achieves "a true synthesis of heart and humor highlighted by the fluidity of his first-person voice and a steady diet of sharp turns of prose.”